Comparing apples with apples 2
These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties.
Number Framework domain and stage:
Fractions stages 7 to 8. advanced multiplicative to advanced proportional
Number, level 6
Numeracy Project book reference:
These activities can be used to follow the teaching episodes based on, Book 7, pages 38 and 39 and are for those students who are able to use the associated number properties.
Prior knowledge. Students should be able to:
- Work with fraction strips
- Find equivalent fractions
- Simplify fractions
During these activities, students will meet:
- Addition and subtraction of fractions with unlike denominators
Before working on unlike denominators, students often benefit from working on fractions with related denominators, where one denominator can be changed to the other denominator